Abu Dhabi: The UAE on Wednesday announced the resumption of entry for passengers from Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Kongo, South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe, from January 29.
The travel updates were announced by the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA).
The authority also announced updated entry procedures for passengers coming from Uganda, Ghana and Rwanda. Passengers coming from these countries must now present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate with a QR code for a test conducted at an approved facility no more than 48 hours before departure.
They also need to present a negative COVID-19 rapid test certificate with a QR code for a test conducted at the departure airport within 6 hours before departure, and conduct a PCR test upon arrival.